SHRINKING

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Does everything shrink along with your vagina? This is driving me nuts! I think everything below is. Is anybody else having this problem in post menopause? I am 57. I love having sex. But, this is major problem.

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    Unfortunately the drop in Estrogen (and even testosterone) may cause the shrinkage. You can try FabuVag vaginal moisturizer, which is non-hormonal. If that doesn't help you may have to resort to Estrogen and Testosterone vaginal Cream. Please let me know if you have any questions. I actually specialize in female hormones and sexual dysfunction

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      Hi sharPharmD

      Do you know if I use vagifem pessaries, does the estrogen reach the uterus? Or stay local? I have been advised to not use hrt patches as I have fibroids and the hrt feeds the fibroids.

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      I am already on estradiol patch biweekly and p. hormone. I started using estrace cream. Got down to twice a week on estrace and still some what dry. Then, I ended up with a uti went into kidney infection landed me in hospital. So, I don't know should I start back on estrace? Thank you for responding.

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      I have never had mine checked. It has never been mentioned by my doctor. I go for a follow up soon. Maybe sooner. How do women take testosterone? I am learning more about my sexual health now. But, there is so many questions. They tell females about sex atleast they did when I was growing up, having babies and taking care of them. But, somewhere I missed out on the info on menopause and postmenopause. What it does to your vag. and clit. and your sex life. I am so sorry I am rambling on. Thank you so much. I will probably have more questions.

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      Good morning

      I was looking for your email where you sent me all the new meds for curing BV...the vaginal cream inserts as well as the pills;could you please list them again. Have a blessed day and thanks in advanced

      Teri

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    I was having the same problem. Dry vag, felt too tight during sex, sex became painful. I am now on ovestin cream which very rapidly restored me to having a much younger looking plump vulva, more elasticity in the vag, more natural lubrication and wonderful sex again!
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      Yes, you insert the cream vaginally. I had stopped when I was in the hospital for a kidney infection. I couldn't use it while I had an infection. Before the kidney infection, there was an uti. So, I haven't got back on track. Tonight, I am starting back. The HRT has made a huge difference in my life. Now if I can get my vag. and clit on track I will be a happy lady!

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      I think I would use a non hormonal vaginal moisturiser on your other bits and use the  estrace internally. Only my opinion, hopefully no more uti's. 

      Good luck, we'll be thinking of you!  Jealously! 

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